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Digital devices have their place under the Christmas tree

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Giving presents to loved ones is the most widely spread Christmas tradition, and digital devices are seen more and more frequently under the Christmas tree. These days, many are still pondering on the most desirable objects for family members. Do we know what our children, parents, grandparents or grandchildren want the most? This is one of the issues reviewed in…

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Digital Christmas: traditional content, new framework

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Everybody wants Christmas to be a happy and memorable experience to the entire family. Christmas traditions are strong, but new digital devices also allow us to involve distant relatives in the festivities, watching movies or listening to music together, and even playing certain games. How frequently do people spend time together in the digital space, and how active are the…

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Research: Internet users deem openness to digital skills most important for higher life quality

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While most Hungarian Internet users consider Hungarians generally pessimistic, passive and procrastinating, 89% still think that they can be successful as a Hungarian. And the digital world offers new opportunities for success: one third of Internet users know someone who has changed their life spectacularly using digital tools. These are the conclusions of research conducted in October 2018 by eNET…

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Three quarters of Internet users consciously improve their digital literacy for their own advancement

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Even though adult Hungarian Internet users have room for further development when it comes to digital competences, they are fortunately open to progress: continuously improved digital literacy is definitely important to about 75% of them. This is supported by the fact that the ratio of those who are highly competent in using digital mobile devices has grown to 44% from…

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Research: ingatlan.com leads Hungarian real estate advertisement market

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Who rules online real estate ads in Hungary: ingatlan.com or Jófogás? While the latter site has dominated the general online classified advertisement market since the acquisition of OLX (Apród) in 2015, ingatlan.com still leads the very lucrative segment of real estate ads, with 250,000 advertisements that are more up-to-date than the competition’s, and growing operating profits. This fourth review of…

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Support for the elderly in going digital

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Adult Hungarian Internet users consider it important that elderly family members should also be comfortable in the digital world. For that purpose, 17% of young people regularly educate senior relatives in using the Internet and digital devices, and another 59% do so occasionally. The success of these efforts is indicated by the fact that one third of all grandparents and…

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Sharing economy reloaded

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The sharing economy model is gaining ground internationally and in Hungary. One third of Hungarian Internet users have heard about the notion of social or sharing economy, and both the user base and turnover of the companies involved grew significantly in 2017. These are the conclusions of the most comprehensive research conducted in Hungary in this topic so far, brought…

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Hungary: home to 3.7 million gamers

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3.7 million people reported playing some sort of video game in 2017, which constitutes 58% of the Hungarian population between 18 and 65 years of age. Last year the turnover of the sector – including video game, hardware and in-game purchases – exceeded 28 billion Hungarian Forints. There is a steady income of reinforcements, too: more than half of all…

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Hungarian Internet users: robot technology, renewable energy and electronic vehicles are the hottest trends

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Continuing technological development renders people’s daily routines ever easier. But what changes will it bring in our lives? As many as 82% of Internet users are concerned by such questions. The respondents expect the spread of machines that substitute humans, renewable energy, and electric vehicles in the next 30 years while most of them do not think that we will…

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Internet access has become a basic need for Hungarian youth

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According to adult Hungarian Intenet users, feeling ’at home’ means different things for different generations. Whereas having Internet access is mostly a convenience feature for older people, for youth it has become a basic need. Internet users feel strongly about staying connected: two out of ten would rather have no warm water for a month than giving up access to…

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